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Tackling Obesity: Innovative Strategies for a Healthier Future
MASO won the bid to organise AOCO 2021 at the ICOMES/AOCO 2019 in Seoul, Korea.
Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, AOCO-MASO 2021 held virtually for the first time. It
attracted more than 450 participants and was officially launched by Tan Sri Dato Seri Dr
Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director General of Health Malaysia on 6 April 2021. The 3-day
programme covered different aspects of obesity which include 5 plenary lectures (Prof.
Louise Baur, Australia, Prof. Adam Drewnowski, USA, Prof John Wilding, UK, Prof. Boyd
Swinburn, New Zealand and Prof. Karine Clement, France),12 Symposia sessions (with
48 invited speakers), 4 Free Communication session, AOASO Rising Star Symposium,
member country President’s - Country Updates plus about 100 poster presentations.
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